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The highest court in athletics told her she was no longer allowed to compete because her body produced too much testosterone. Caster Semenya responded: ‘No man, or any other human, can stop me from running.’

South African runner Caster Semenya has not lost an 800-meter running race since 2015. She won two Olympic gold medals in the event in London and Rio de Janiero. Semenya’s body naturally produces testosterone at levels higher than average women’s bodies. This prompted the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) […]
The highest court in athletics told her she was no longer allowed to compete because her body produced too much testosterone. Caster Semenya responded: ‘No man, or any other human, can stop me from running.’
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The highest court in athletics told her she was no longer allowed to compete because her body produced too much testosterone. Caster Semenya responded: ‘No man, or any other human, can stop me from running.’

South African runner Caster Semenya has not lost an 800-meter running race since 2015. She won two Olympic gold medals in the event in London and Rio de Janiero. Semenya’s body naturally produces testosterone at levels higher than average women’s bodies. This prompted the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) […]
The highest court in athletics told her she was no longer allowed to compete because her body produced too much testosterone. Caster Semenya responded: ‘No man, or any other human, can stop me from running.’